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Contemporary Fiction

New fiction from the magazine, the annual fiction contest, and the weekly publication of Web-exclusive fiction
Dancing skeletons
The Parties Involved

Urged by his literary agent, a recently single author attends a Halloween party despite his better judgment. ... More

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Blood Sausage

Carol is making a special dish for her husband tonight, but the meal has unintended (and potentially fatal) consequences. ... More

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Classic Fiction

Some of the best 19th- and 20th-century fiction from The Saturday Evening Post archive
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“Darling Bill—” by Dalton Trumbo

Editor’s note: “Darling Bill—” was the first in a series of political satire Dalton Trumbo wrote for magazines and film. The epistolary fiction first appeared... More

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